DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2014.06.004
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David T. Wasieleski, Mark A. Whatley, Deborah S. Briihl, Jennifer M. Branscome

Abstract: Validity evidence was gathered for a new measure of academic entitlement. Two factors emerged during the creation of the scale-academic narcissism and academic outcome. Academic narcissism appears to reflect an expectation of high academic success unrelated to the effort or ability of the students. As expected, this factor was negatively correlated with students' self-reported GPA (grade point average). Males had higher academic narcissism scores than women. Academic outcome appears to reflect students' minds…

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